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Revised MoA signed for Funding of Central Share of 99 Prioritized Irrigation Projects

Newdelhi:7/8/18;A revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been signed yesterday amongst Govt. of India (through MoWR, RD & GR), NABARD and National Water Development Agency (NWDA) for funding of central share of 99 prioritized irrigation projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) through Long Term Irrigation Fund (LTIF). It will enable this Ministry to release Central Assistance to prioritized ...

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Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore flags off an all-women expedition to Mt. Manirang

Himachal Pradesh:7/8/18:he Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports & Information and Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore today flagged off an all-women expedition to Mt. Manirang (6593Mt/21631 ft) in Himachal Pradesh. The expedition commemorates the silver jubilee of 1993 Women Everest expedition. Col.Rajyavardhan Rathore commended the effort of India Mountaineering Foundation to send the all women expedition team to ...

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Delegation of OBC MPs and leaders calls on PM

Newdelhi:7/8/18:A delegation of OBC Parliamentarians and leaders from BJP called on Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at New Delhi, today. Members of the delegation felicitated the Prime Minister for providing constitutional status to OBC Commission. The members said that the historic step would help in strengthening the OBC community. The Prime Minister thanked the delegation for their words of appreciation ...

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Three Justices sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court in the order of seniority

New Delhi, 7/8/18: Justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran and K M Joseph were today sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court in the order of seniority notified by the Centre. The swearing-in ceremony started at 10.30 am in the chief justice of India’s courtroom with Justice Banerjee the first to take oath followed by Justice Saran and then Justice Joseph. ...

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NHAI invites bids for Second Bundle of national highways under Toll Operate Transfer mode

Newdelhi:7/8/418:National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has invited bids for Second Bundle of national highways under the TOT(Toll Operate Transfer) model. The bundle   consists of 8 stretches of national highways in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar and West Bengal. Total length of project is 586.552 km There are 12 Toll Plazas on these 8 road stretches. The Bid Due ...

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Transport strike effects across the state

Bhubaneswar:7/8/18: Commuters across Odisha had a harrowing time on Tuesday as buses, auto rickshaws and taxis shut engine, owing to the strike called by All Odisha Transport Workers’ Federation (AOTWF). Transportation of goods and other essential commodities has been largely affected in the state with the owners and operators of trucks keeping their vehicles off the road in response to ...

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Train services were affected following overnight heavy rain leading to waterlogging at Puri Railway Station

Bhubaneswar:7/8/18:Train services were affected following overnight heavy rain leading to waterlogging at Puri Railway Station Yard. Here’s the list of trains that have been cancelled, partially cancelled and re-scheduled: Trains Cancelled 01. 58403 Khurda Road-Puri Passenger from Khurda Road. 02. 58417 Puri-Gunupur Passenger 03. 58409 Khurda Road-Puri Passenger. Train Partially-Cancelled 01. 58413 Talcher-Puri Passenger will run up to Malatipatpur and will ...

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Odisha Chief Minister met farmers from Laikera & Kirmira blocks of Jharsuguda

Bhubaneswar:7/8/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik met farmers from Laikera & Kirmira blocks of Jharsuguda district and hailed their immense contribution to food security in the state. He advised them to take advantage of the training at farmers’ awareness camp for enhancing their agricultural produce & livelihood

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Naveen Patnaik felicitated freedom fighters those are going to attend the ‘At Home’ function at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Bhubaneswar:7/8/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday felicitated three freedom fighters of the state, who have received invitations to attend the ‘At Home’ function to be hosted by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. The freedom fighters are Ramhari Goswami of Bhadrak, Ishwar Bisoi of Nayagarh and Debendra Gupta of Sambalpur district. The CM presented shawls ...

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Nationwide strike called by the Transport Workers’ Federation tomorrow.

Newdelhi:6/8/18;One day transport strike will be organised on August 7, vehicles including private buses, autorickshaws, taxis, freight vehicles and most of the KSRTC buses, will stay off the road on Tuesday. All India Motor Transport Organisation has demanded withdrawal of proposed Motor Vehicle (MV) Amendment Bill. The bill has been passed by Lok Sabha, but pending in Rajya Sabha. According ...

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